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. >> reporter: john hofmeister is founder and ceo of citizens for affordable energy and former president of shell oil. squeezing the delivery for fuel to stations that are open. 13 of the region's 32 fuel terminals are without power. >> you don't have electricity at the depots, which fill the delivery trucks or if you don't have electricity at a retail station, you can't really sell gas to the public. >> reporter: jimmie and barbara dwyer drove 30 miles to find gas in manahawkin, new jersey, to run their generator at home. how much of a lifeline is it for you? >> when you have no power and it's getting really cold now, you need power. we have no lights, no heat. >> reporter: that's why there is so much panic buying at the pump. >> this is like preapocalyptic, you know. >> reporter: why do they have gas here when other people are so short? the short answer is power. gas stations have power and people around here for the most part have power. they don't have those generator issues. however, take a look at what's going on in secaucus, new jersey, people are loined up for miles waiting to ge
. >> reporter: john hofmeister, founder and ceo of citizens for affordable energy and former president of shell oil. he says electricity issues are also squeezing the delivery for fuel to stations that are open. 13 of the region's 34 fuel terminals are without power. >> you don't have electricity at the depots, which fill the delivery trucks, or if you don't have electricity at a retail station, then you really can't sell gasoline to the public. >> i need more gas in my can here. >> reporter: jimmy and barbara dwyer need gas to run their generator at home. how much of a life line is this gasoline for you now? >> when you have no power and it's getting really cold now, you need power, right? we have no lights. we have no heat. >> reporter: that desperation is why there's so many panic at the pump. >> this is like pre-apocalyptic scenarios, you know, this gas, it's as important as food and water. it's a dog fight out here. >> reporter: so, why do they have gas here when other people are so short? the short answer is power. gas stations have power. people around here for the most part have power s
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